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to an absolute tax revolution in a country like france, doesn't it? >> well, i think it's a big departure from french people, and overall population for sure. and a real tax revolt would be for them to kick, you know, the people who govern them and have been for all of these years out of power and actually truly market oriented. stuart: are you french? >> yes. you're speaking in terms of free markets in france. >> yeah, imagine that. stuart: wait a second, prime minister hollande, the prime minister for six months or something like that, the guy who instituted the 70% tax. >> he campaigned on it. stuart: and people voted him in. >> the irony, the 75% tax rate is called a patriot, you know-- which made me laugh because the french are everything, but patriotic. stuart: and you've got people like depardu leaving and people are saying he's a hero for leaving, and not paying the patriotic tax, that's a repudiation of the tax and repudiation of the socialists? >> it could be. remember, like he's not the first one to leave. so first left-- before that. >> and he went back after years and moved his--
the high taxes? in france, well move to belgium. french actor gerard d pechlt l pardieu says is doing that. he will welcome anyone from france who thinks taxes are way too enter us -- onerous who wants to follow in the actor's shoes to escape the high taxes the foreign minister says it is france's own fault if its citizens are leaving and they should accept the consequences, i agree. time to go off the desk. shaquille o'neal launching his own line of vodka. according to the "new york post" it will be called love shaq. luvshaq. our crew is giving it thumbs down. it might taste well. it will hit it next year. cocoa nut flavored vodka is sugar and gluten free it will have the nba star with giant wings. let's hope move into vodka successful than the rap career. liz: pitbull has its own vodka. i would rather that have. there is carmel vodka and cookly flavored vodka. not a vodka drinker. would you do that? david: i like good potato russian vodka. put it in the freezer. good stuff. liz: we'll see what melissa francis likes. she is next with "money"
will be on his own network of family and friends. we have tourists coming from japan and france, and instead of just seeing pier 39, they are also venturing into the mission, spending money at the local readers shop and gaining knowledge about something they have now become passionate about. one other example is a homeless man who lives in the tenderloin at a shelter. him volunteering in the tenderloin. realized that there was a huge opportunity for people to educate themselves about homelessness in san francisco because it is something that the city, for better or worse, is known for. instead of ignoring that segment of town -- because you do not typically think of it as a tourist destination -- we wanted to see what were the strengths that it could bring as a tourism opportunity? our guide has now made enough money to buy a cell phone so that he can operate more of these tours, and it has spread to personalities such as the author, who recommended it to all of his friends, and the deputy mayor of atlanta who came on the tour to inform his homeless policy in atlanta. we really see the reach
across america, the world, pouring in to show support. >> people from japan, cairo, egypt, france, poland. but everybody, even all over the united states here. >> reporter: from portland, oregon, 26 wreaths for each innocent life lost. and from sanford, north carolina, 26 christmas trees donated. >> through the strategy, i wanted them to feel love from all over. >> reporter: firefighter anthony carpenter helped line the trees along the entrance to sandy hook elementary. >> i would say within an hour, they were all decorated. >> reporter: from long island, new york, 26 ornaments. >> they are not alone. >> yeah. >> yeah, not alone. >> reporter: children from ft. stuart, georgia, sending toys to children in newtown in time. christmas. from all over the world, 2 million people signing this card online, offering their condolences and love. free hot coffee for the whole town from someone in los angeles. >> reporter: maxiline ramos manages newton general store and >> their lives will never be the same. it goes along way. >> reporter: maxiline ramos manages newton general store and says coffee wa
and there are shootings and killings in norway and france and germany, but there hasn't been 61 mass killings like there have been in this country to a sense columbine. >> and the nra facebook page has gone dark. we will speak with lisa graves about big guns and big money. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. residents of newtown, connecticut, have begun holding the first of many kernels for the 27 victims killed in friday's shooting rampage at sandy hook elementary school. on monday, noah pozner and jack pinto, 06 years old, were laid to rest in small caskets. more funerals are slated today including two more 6-year-old victim's, james mattioli and jessica rekos. at the white house, president obama convened a meeting with top officials to discuss ways to respond to the newtown massacre, including potential proposals for gun control. pressed for details, white house press secretary jay carney reduced offer any specifics on how obama plans to address the nation's gun violence. >> is a complex problem that will require
contract ends december 30th. still to come, my "2 cents more" on a celebrity shake-up in france. you will want to hear about that. the fiscal cliff takes aim at the housing market. will the root -- recovery disappear if we go over the edge? ♪ gerri: over the past year, house prices jumping significantly in major u.s. cities. ♪ gerri: well, with the fiscal cliff deadline fast approaching, my next guest says, falling of the fiscal cliff will have a devastating effect on the nation's housing market. consumer confidence would get hurt first which would impact demand. here with more, execuve vice president of carrington mortgage holdings. welcome back to the show. you say, the impact of going over the fscal cliff could be devastating. how so? >> the first casualty, as you mentioned, will be consumer confidence, and a l of what has built the housing market back up is increased demand. absent that demand, and that will be the first thing to get hit with consumer confidence, we start to see prices often which would sort of lead-housing market back into the pits. right after that, most ec
to raise the debt ceiling. dennis: what is a few hundred billion between france? coming up on our all-star panel, stop dithering in washington and get a deal done? cheryl: there's more hope for housing recovery. the national cessation of home builders now with the latest survey showing home builder confidence at its highest level since april of 2006. joining me is the ceo of the n h b and a lot of analysts were looking for that 50 mark and the index breaking through and what happened? >> just like everybody else, our members are watching the fiscal cliff discussions and potential implications of raising taxes on small businesses, small-businesses the 70% of the everybody else we are holding our breath and hovering just below 50%. cheryl: what do you remember about the mortgage interest deduction? that is on the table in the fiscal cliff, and you worry about housing? >> absolutely. with this recovery in release stages we are concerned about anything that would kill the markets and raising taxes on small business, and when the signs are positive, just a little more cautious than we thou
is up, the ftse is up, the france, the cac in france has turned slightly down. but, again, this is a marginal loss of about three points. most of the major asian stock markets were higher overnight. and among the catalyst here, signs that china's recovery is gaining traction. sources say that the bank of japan will ease monetary policy this week and consider adopting a 2% inflation target no later than january. policymakers are seen responding to pressure from the incoming prime minister there. shinzo abe for stronger efforts to beat deflation. in the meantime, india's central bank kept interest rates on hold yesterday ignoring pressure to reduce borrowing costs. policymakers said they were shifting the focus to reducing the economy and that raises the odds of a rate cut as early as january. andrew olson, over to you. >> ubs reportedly nearing a fine of up to $1.5 billion. the bank is close to finalizing a deal with regulators according to the financial times. about three dozen bankers and senior managers are said to face criminal or civil charges. >>> and it's official th
raising taxes. japan is now in official recession. southern europe is contracting. france and germany about to go into recession. what can't you guys learn? higher taxes don't work. melissa: yeah. but seems lying the public at large has not bought that argument. mitt romney tried to make that argument. a lot of people tried to make the argument. it hasn't worked. >> you emphasize what is the best way to get the economy moving again. means to end. instead of fighting on democrat's ground, establish your own ground. taxes does notn growth. greater spending does not mean growth. mammoth regulations taking away control from patients does not lead to growth. fight on your own turf instead of democrats. melissa: you're a master of negotiation. you know so much about this. how would you reset the negotiations? >> toss out a few grenades. passing in the house entitlement reforms can't take any benefits from existing beneficiaries. love to see the senate reject that one. how about another bill passing saying can not take money from medicare to finance obamacare. democrats will choke on it. exa
." it's a little town in france. >> and you were there? >> i was there when i was in the air force. i was stationed very close to er now i was flying jet fighters, we had a nuclear mission. we didn't fly with nukes but we stood alert with them. and so it was a dicey time. "reminiscence at toul." 30 years ago on new year's eve drunk on french champagne we shot bottle rockets from the windows of hank and willi's rented chateau overlooking nancy. it sounds so worldly which is how we wanted to think of ourselves, but lord, we were just children, sent by the government to fly airplanes and to save western europe from world war iii. we thought we had all the important things still left to do and were just playing at importance for the time being. it never occurred to us, living in our community of friends, having first babies, seeing husbands die, helping young widows pack to go home, that we had already started the important things. what could we have been thinking, or perhaps it's how could we have known that times get no better, that important things come without background music, that l
's balanced and asks the wealthiest to pay more. megyn: melissa frances joins us. what are they arguing over? it seems like they are getting close. >> reporter: it seems like it. there is plan "a" and plan "b." plan "a" is the negotiation going on between speaker baron and the president. they are getting close with the president saying we'll raise taxes on people who make $400,000. he bummed it up to $400,000. boehner was at a million. there are thoughts they could settle at $500,000. then plan "b," the backup plan saying we take this bill from the senate. we talk about it in the house, we send it back. that started at $250,000. that one speaker boehner going in with this offer of $million. they might settle in the middle. all of these plans together cut spending by a trillion. so they are kind of -- it's almost this one for one ratio. the good old days we are talk about cutting spending by 3-1. that seems to be gone. it has a feeling like we are getting closer. there are a couple flies in the ointment. there are all the house republicans and conservatives, saying i don't know who speaker bo
. and samsung withdrawal requests for injunctions against apple in germany, the netherlands, italy, france and the u.k. after a federal judge yesterday denies apple's request to ban sales of samsung's smart phone found to illegal use apple technology and instantgramm says it has the right to sell your photos without payment for notification and there is no way to opt out. move such to take effect on january 16th and the policy coming from three months after facebook completed its acquisition of the photo sharing sight. that is the latest from fox business giving you the power to prosper. ashley: budget talks in washington dominating headlines. our investors overlooking the bigger global threat than the fiscal cliff? joining us doug cote, chief market strategist withing investment management. always spending too much time worrying about the fiscal cliff and what worrres you on the global scale? >> fundamental you shouldn't focus too much on politicians anyway, what we are looking at is paying attention to the fundamentals of corporate earnings, what matters to companies and what we have see
for broke regiment. he saw combat in italy and southern france and was badly wounded during an engagement for which he was awarded a distinguished service cross of which was later upgraded to the medal of honor, our highest award for military valor. with financial assistance from the g.i. bill, inouye graduated from the university of hawaii and the george washington university law school. daniel inouye won election to the united states house of representatives as the united -- the new state's first congressman. he is currently serving his eighth term in the united states senate. other people we have spoken to have talked about the first time they were sworn in as a member of congress. in 1959, you became the first member from hawaii. what was that like when you work first on the floor of the house of representatives? >> i spent some time in washington before this. i went to law school. i had never been on the floor of the chamber. it was an awesome experience for me to be among a multitude of giants and have teh speaker of the house swear me in. it was a simple ceremony, but i will never
, and then finding themselves in very significant fiscal problems. france is the poster child of all, although maybe greece, i guess, would take number one. >> well, we do know that the u.s. spends a larger percentage of gdp on health care than any other nation by a fairly significant amount. tackling that underlying issue of what a percent of our economy is going to health care in general is really the key issue, and we should be focused on that, i think, much more than the federal government's portion of it, and in this case, we have a proposal that would actually increase health care going in the wrong direction. >> that is assuming that medicare spending equals medicare cost, and, again, as somebody who actually ran the program, i'm not assuming that. >> you want to take that one? >> sure. >> david, this is definitely for you specifically and aarp. the question is this. what scoreble savings proposals does aarp support, medicare, beyond just better care coordination, does aarp support means testing, combining parts a and b cost sharing, or reforms or anything else? >> i think it's important to r
enlisted in the u.s. army's 44 regimental a team. he saw combat in italy and southern france and was badly wounded during an engagement for which he was awarded the distinguished service cross which was later upgraded to the medal of honor, the highest award for military valor. with financial assistance from the g.i. bill, inouye graduated from the university of hawaii and the george washington university law school. when hawaii became a state on august 21st, 1959, daniel inouye ran for the united states house of representatives as the new state's first congressman. leaders elected to the united states senate in 1962, he is currently serving his eighth term in the united states senate. an hour earlier interviews in a series, other people we've spoken to have talked about the first time they were sworn in as a member of congress. and in 1959 you became the first member from hawaii. what was that like when you were first on the floor of the house of representatives? >> well, i've spent some time in washington before this. as you know, i went to law school, but i have never been on the floor
of their setting any worlwhere else in san franc. san francisco eaters are interested in cuisine. there adventuress. the fact theyuse grea use great ingredients and make gourmet food makes unpopular. >> i have been dying to have these. >> i have had that roach coach experience. it is great they're making food they can trust. >> have you decided? >> we are in the thick of the competition? >> my game was thrown off because they pulled out of my first appetizer choice. >> how we going to crush clear? >> it will be easy. probably everyone has tried, something bacon tell us delicious. >> -- people tell us is delicious. >> hopefully you think the same thing. >> hopefully i am going to win. we're in the financial district. there is a food truck right there. every day changes. it is easy and fun to go down. these are going to be really good. >> how are you going to dominate? >> i think he does not know what he is doing. >> i was thinking of doing [unintelligible] we are underrepresented. >> i was singing of starting an irish pub. that was my idea. >> one our biggest is the corned beef and cabbage. we are a
champagne must come from.well champagne. champagne is actually a place. it's northeastern france about 90 miles outside of paris everything else with bubbles? it's sparkling wine. sparkling wine can be extraordinary and it comes from fferent places in the world. in the united states -- you'll find sparkling wine. "cava" is from spain cava is both the name of the wine as well as the name of the region which is located in catalunya not far from barcelona they are extraordinary represent great value for the money in italy, it's asti spumanti . coming from the town of asti in the piedmont region and also prosecco. prosecco is again the name of both the area and the grape that it's made from the style of bubbly also matters. "brut" means the wine has less sugar and is dry. "demi sec" means the wine is a little sweeter. some sparkling wines and champagnes have a vintage date on the label. but most do not. the lion's share of all sparkling wine and champagnes that are made in the world are what they call a non- vintage or increasingly popular terminology multi- vintage wine. wines from older vin
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